GPs agree to repay $3m to Medicare: PSR

Eight doctors are set to cough up over their inappropriate billings

Eight GPs have agreed to repay $3.1 million in Medicare billings after being targeted by the Professional Services Review.


Among them is one GP who will repay $785,000 in rebates for billing more than 60 services on at least 160 days over the course of a year.

This GP was also responsible for a “large daily volume” of standard attendance items, urgent after-hours items, care plans, team care arrangements and items for excisions of benign skin neoplasms.

The PSR also raised concerns that the GP’s medical records had been inadequate and